Simple present tense Worksheet-6

Simple present tense Worksheet-6

 

Fill in the blank with the simple present tense form of the verb:

  1. Water _____ at 1000C.

A. Are boiling   B. Is boiling       C. Boils               D. Boil

 

  1. Water _____ at 00C.

A. Is freezing     B. Freezes         C. Are freezing  D. Freeze

 

  1. People _____ on the lights as soon as the sun ___.

A. Switch, set                                 B. Are switching, is setting

C. Is switches, is setting              D. Switch, sets

 

  1. The sun ____ in the East.

A. Are rising      B. Rises              C. Rise                D. Is rising

 

  1. Donkeys ____ loads on their backs.

A. Is carrying                                 B. Are carrying

C. Carry                                          D. Carries

 

  1. A lion ____ only when it is hungry.

A. Hunts                                         B. Are hunting

C. Hunt                                           D. Is hunting

 

  1. A conjunction _____ two phrases or clauses.

A. Join                B. Are joining   C. Is joining       D. Joins

 

  1. Fruits ____ on trees.

A. Are growing                              B. Grow

C. Is growing                                 D. Grows

 

  1. Flowers ____ in spring.

A. Are blooming                           B. Is blooming

C. Bloom                                        D. Blooms

 

  1. A snake ____ only when it is frightened.

A. Is attacking                               B. Are attacking

C. Attacks                                       D. Attack

 

Answer Key:

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Boils’ is the simple present tense (3rd person singular) of ‘boil.’

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Freezes’ is the simple present tense (3rd person singular) of ‘freeze.’

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Switch’ is the simple present tense (3rd person plural) of ‘switch’ and ‘sets’ is the simple present tense (3rd person singular) of ‘set.’

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Rises’ is the simple present tense (3rd person singular) of ‘rise.’

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Carry’ is the simple present tense (3rd person plural) of ‘carry.’

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Hunts’ is the simple present tense (3rd person singular) of ‘hunt.’

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Joins’ is the simple present tense (3rd person singular) of ‘join.’

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Grow’ is the simple present tense (3rd person plural) of ‘grow.’

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Bloom’ is the simple present tense (3rd person plural) of ‘bloom.’

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Attacks’ is the simple present tense (3rd person singular) of ‘attack.’